Minelab CTX 3030

SKU: 3228-0101

Sale price$1,999.00
About us / The Owner


The waterproof all-terrain CTX 3030 is the ultimate high performance treasure detector. Discover more historical treasures with the most accurate target identification available.



  • FBS 2: Uses multiple frequency transmission and coil-to-detector data communication to find more targets in variable ground conditions.
  • Smartfind 2: provides digital signal processing and precision FeCo discrimination, with color target information, for the best target identification results.
  • GPSi: has very high sensitivity for accurate recording of geo locations.
  • Wi-Stream: creates very fast wireless audio with no loss of sound quality



Application - Coin, Relic, Jewelry & Beach (waterproof 10ft)
Technology - FBS 2, Smartfind 2, GPSi, Wi-Stream
Frequency/Transmission - Multiple frequencies: 1.5 - 100kHz
Coil (standard) - 11-inch waterproof Double-D smart coil
Audio Output - Built-in speaker, standard ¼-inch non-waterproof socket, custom waterproof socket (Minelab accessory headphones only)
Headphones Supplied - KOSS UR30 (100 ohm) supplied with detector
Visual Display - Full color LCD with backlight and adjustable brightness (1–10)
Backlight - Yes
USB Connectivity - XChange 2 (via USB) compatible with Windows XP, Vista and 7
Memory - Settings saved automatically while detecting and remain until changed or reset
Depth Indication - Accurate gauge active in normal detecting and Pinpoint mode
Detect Modes - 10 fully customizable, including 5 preset (Coins, Beach, Relic, Silver & High Trash)
Discrimination - Smartfind 2TM 2 dimensional color discrimination: Ferrous 35, Conductivity 50 - 20 fully customizable discrimination patterns (2 per Search Mode)
Audio tone - Customizable Tone ID Profiles - 1, 2 ferrous (Fe), 2 conductive (Co), 4 Fe, 4 Co, 35 Fe, 50 Co or Combined
Audio Type - Normal, Long, Smooth & Pitch Hold
Ground Balance - Auto Compensation and Auto Ground Balance
Pinpoint - Non-motion with modulated audio and visual crosshair on LCD, 2 modes: normal and sizing
Sensitivity Adjust - Auto and Manual (1–30)
Tune / Noise Cancel - Manual & Automatic (11 channels)
Threshold - Level adjustment (1–50), Pitch adjustment (1–30)
Target Volume Adjust - Limit & Gain (1 to 30)
Battery - Li-ion pack with fast charger. 12 V car adapter supplied with Standard Pack only
Low battery alert - Audio & visual indication.
Length - Min 37 in. (940 mm) – Max 55.3 in. (1405 mm)
Weight - 5.20 lbs (2.36 kgs) including Li-ion battery pack
Warranty - 3 years control box & coil


No, We currently only ship within the United States due to contract agreements with our vendors

We do everything that we can to expedite your order. Our cut-off for shipping your order the same day is 3:00 PM Monday - Friday and 2:00 PM on Saturday. Our average order is delivered in 3-4 days via UPS Ground or USPS Priority Mail.

We mainly use UPS Ground and sometimes USPS Priority Mail based on estimated delivery times.


We always aim to make sure our customers love our products, but if you do need to return an order, we’re happy to help. Just email us directly and we’ll take you through the process. We accept returns up to 60 days after delivery.

We are authorized retailers for every product that we sell. All of our products come with a manufacturer's warranty.


We are only required to collect sales tax in the state of Texas.

We do not ever bundle cheaply made accessories with our metal detectors. The cheap accessories that are bundled with many of my competitors machines usually do not stand field testing. We only sell what we would use ourselves.

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